The music industry can make you feel like a prostitute.
I have a genuine love affair with my audience. When I`m on stage they`re not privileged to see me. It`s a privilege for me to see them.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Art not only imitates nature, but also completes its deficiencies.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
Music with dinner is an insult, both to the cook and the violinist.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
I accept chaos, I'm not sure whether it accepts me.
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him.
Let silence be the art you practice.
We're not trying to change the world; just music.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
Artistic temperament is a disease that afflicts amateurs.